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Office: BEC 370 250-721-8545
PhD (Queen's)
Area of expertise:
Macroeconomics, international economics, monetary economics


Graham Voss is a professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Victoria. He has a BA (Honours) from the University of Victoria, an MA from McMaster University and a PhD from Queen’s University.


  • applied macroeconomics with a focus on monetary and fiscal policies and exchange rates


  • ECON 104, Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 401, Advanced Macroeconomic Theory
  • ECON 405B, International Monetary Theory and Policy
  • ECON 422, Issues in European Economic Integration
  • ECON 501, Macroeconomic Analysis
  • ECON 552, Macroeconomic Issues

Selected publications

  • "Is Canada an optimal currency area? An inflation targeting perspective," with M. Chaban, Canadian Journal of Economics, 49:2, 738­–771, 2016.
  • "Flexible Inflation Forecast Targeting: Evidence from Canada," with G.D. Otto, Canadian Journal of Economics, 47:2, 398–421, 2014.
  • "What do the RBA's Forecasts Imply About Its Preferences Over Inflation and Output Volatility?" with G.D. Otto, The Economic Record, 87:279, 509–524, 2011.
  • "The Response of Australian Consumption to Housing Wealth, with L. Fisher and G. Otto, forthcoming, Journal of Macroeconomics, in press (DOI:10.1016/j.jmacro.2009.06.004).
  • "Quality of Life as an Explanation for the Divergence between Ranchers" WTA and WTP for Public Forage," with L. Sun and G.C. van Kooten, Forest Policy and Economics, in press (DOI:10.1016/j.forpol.2009.04.005)
  • "Monetary Policy and the Exchange Rate: Evidence from a Two Country Model," with L. Willard, Journal of Macroeconomics, in press (DOI: 10.1016/j.jmacro.2008.09.002).
  • "Exchange Rate Regimes, Specialization and Trade Volume," with M. Devereux, Topics in Macroeconomics 6(2), Article 12, 2006.
  • "Demand for Wildlife Hunting in British Columbia," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 53, 25{46, 2005, with L. Sun and G.C. van Kooten.
  • "Consumption, Wealth and Expected Stock Returns in Australia," The Economic Record, 80(251), 359-372, 2004, with L. Fisher.
  • "Consumption and Wealth in Australia," The Economic Record, 79(244), 39-56, 2003, with A. Tan.
  • "Public Investment and Economic Growth," Applied Economics, 35, 527-40, 2003, with R. Milbourne and G. Otto.
  • "Public and Private Investment in the United States and Canada," Economic Modelling 19(4), 641-64, 2002.